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DISH Network confirms plan to participate in AWS-3 re-auction
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • November 13 2015

During a third-quarter earnings call with analysts on Monday, DISH Network President Charles Ergen confirmed his company's intention to bid in a


Cable Industry Defends Effective Competition Order in Court Brief
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • February 19 2016

Disputing broadcaster and local franchise authority (LFA) claims that the FCC erred in reversing its long-standing presumption that cable operators


Judge allows portions of sprint, C-Spire claims against AT&TT-Mobile merger to proceed
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • November 4 2011

In a mixed ruling handed down late Wednesday, U.S. District Court Judge Ellen Huvelle declared that Sprint and C-Spire (formerly Cellular South) could proceed with portions of their respective antitrust lawsuits against the AT&TT-Mobile merger


AT&T, T-Mobile question carriers’ standing to challenge merger in court
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • October 7 2011

Urging the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C. to dismiss lawsuits filed by Sprint Nextel and C-Spire Wireless (formerly Cellular South) against AT&T’s proposed $39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile USA, AT&T and T-Mobile told the court that, because both carriers are competitors and not customers who may be harmed, they lack the standing to challenge the merger on antitrust grounds pursuant to the Clayton Act


Judge halts antitrust suit against AT&TT-Mobile merger
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • December 9 2011

At the request of AT&T and the Justice Department (DOJ), U.S. District Court Judge Ellen Huvelle agreed this week to stay the DOJ antitrust lawsuit that seeks to block AT&T’s proposed union with T-Mobile USA, as she gave the defendants a January 12 deadline by which they must notify the court about the status of their merger plans


Judge denies Sprint access to AT&T documents in merger case
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • October 28 2011

Sprint suffered a blow in its legal quest to stop the AT&TT-Mobile merger, as U.S. District Court Judge Ellen Huvelle denied the company’s motion to access confidential documents that were provided by AT&T to the Justice Department (DOJ) in connection with the DOJ’s antitrust lawsuit against the transaction


Third Circuit lifts stay of media cross ownership rules
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • March 26 2010

Rejecting a motion that, ironically, was filed by the FCC, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals vacated its stay of FCC rules that permit common ownership of a newspaper and a television station in the top 20 media markets


Court dismisses suit alleging wireless pricing collusion
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • December 18 2009

In another legal development that concerns the U.S. wireless industry, a U.S. district court judge dismissed for lack of evidence a series of antitrust class-action suits that accused the four national wireless carriers of conspiring to raise text message rates in tandem over a two-year period


Appeals court allows class action suit on text message rates to proceed
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • January 7 2011

The four major US wireless operators have been handed a legal defeat by the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, which ruled in favor of a lower district court decision allowing a class action lawsuit against the companies' text messaging services to proceed


Solicitor General advises Supreme Court against review of market entry, remote DVR cases
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2009

In an amicus brief filed with the Supreme Court, the Office of the U.S. Solicitor General (OSG) recommended that the high court refrain from reviewing appellate decisions that pertain to state and local legal requirements that “may” block competitive entry into the telecom market